L.A.

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
90497
Filename:
L.A.
Updated:
2011-06-13 16:34:17
Tags:

Folders:

Description:
L.A.
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. What is the definition of dis?
    opposite, not
  2. Two examples of the prefix dis?
    dislike and disable
  3. Definition of the root duct/duce
    lead
  4. Defintion of tract
    draw, pull
  5. Two exmaples of duct
    conduct and product
  6. Two examples of duce
    reduce and seduce
  7. Two exmaples of tract
    distract and subtract
  8. Definition of able/ible
    able, can do
  9. Two examples of able
    comfortable & unable
  10. Two examples of ible
    legible & visible
  11. What are some of the elements of myth
    • Extradinary powers
    • teaches a lesson
    • shows how something came to exiting
  12. What are the elements of a legend
    • how something can to be
    • realistic characters
  13. How are myths and legends the same
    They both describe how something came to be.
  14. How are myths and legends different?
    • Legends have realistic chracter and myths don't.
    • Myths-gods have powers
  15. What is a metaphor?
    Metaphor- compares two different things without using like or as
  16. What is a smilie?
    Compares two different things using like or as.
  17. What is personification?
    A form of figurative language in which an idea, object, or animal is given the characteristics of a person.
  18. What is onomatopoeia?
    the use of word whose sound makes you think of its meaning as in buzz, gunk, swish, gushy, zigzag, zing, or zip.
  19. What is a rhyme?
    two words that end with the same sound
  20. What is hyperbole
    an exaggeration or over statement used for emphasis
  21. What is a thesis statement?
    A thesis statement is telling the reader what the paper is about.
  22. What should a persuasive essay do?
    to persuade someone to agree with you.
  23. Myth notes
    Anonymously written. Dont know who wrote it.

    Describes facts to explain religious doctrine cultural belief or some mystery or nature.

    Characters with extradinary powers.

    Characters may be gods, goddesses, demi-gods, or humans

    Purposes: To explain how something can to exist

    To explain histrocical and scientific aspect of life culture and nature

    To teach a lesson
  24. Legend notes
    Historical story (before recorded history) about a hero, (protagonist) a people or a natural phenomenon

    Perceived to be true by the teller and listener.

    Centers around the lives and deeds of famous individiuals

    Realstic: characters and setting (where/when) are more believeable than myths.

    Purposes: To tell how something can to be.
  25. Participial phrases
    participle- a verb ending in -ing,-ed, or -en that functions as an adjective
  26. What is a adjective and a noun?
    A words that describes a noun. A noun is a person, place, or thing
  27. What is a phrase?
    A group of words that cannot stand alone as a sentence
  28. What is participal phrases?
    A group of words consisting of a participial and the modifier that function as the difect object's action .
  29. Wbat us a adverb?
    A words that modifies or descirbes a vern, adjectives or another adverb.
  30. What is a clause?
    A group of words containing both a subject and a verb (predicate)
  31. Subordinate clause notes
    Contains both a subject and a verb

    In complete though-cannot stand alone as a sentence

    Connected to the independent clause with a subordinating conjunction or relative pronoun.
  32. Adverbial Subordinate clause notes
    Function modifies verbs, adjective, or adverbs

    Begins with a subordinating conjunction: after, although, as , as if, as long, as soon, as though, because, before, even, though, if, in order, that, once, provided that, since, so that, then, though, unless, until, when, whenever, where, while.

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview